Samurai warriors on view at Chester’s Grosvenor Museum

A new exhibition at Chester’s Grosvenor Museum explores the life of the Samurai warriors from medieval and early-modern Japan. ‘Samurai Arms and Armour’ displays exceptional...

Volunteers help Rochdale Canal recovery

A ‘Herculean’ effort from volunteers has helped to reopen the first stretches of flood damaged towpath along the Rochdale Canal Volunteers have been out on...

80 million bacteria sealed with a kiss

As many as 80 million bacteria are transferred during a 10 second kiss, according to research published this week. The study, published in the...

From surf to turf: archaeologists and chemists trace ancient British diets

Studies of old rubbish dumps and dirty dishes have revealed that, 6,000 years ago, ancient Britons gave up their passion for fish to begin...

Gold and white or blue and black? 

It has sent the Internet crazy, the big topic of conversation after Caitlin McNeil put a picture of a two-tone dress on the website Tumblr after she and...

Forty years on -Manchester Photographer Gets Rare Access To The Airport That Time Forgot

A Manchester freelance photographer has recently entered the derelict Nicosia International Airport in North Cyprus, exactly 40 years after the last flight left. Chris...

A bizarre new species has arrived at Chester Zoo

The animals are called lowland steaked tenrecs and the new quartet are the only individuals of their kind to be found in any of...

Lancashire village pub claims top prize

Anybody fancying a short drive north may be interested in the news that a sleepy village pub in rural Lancashire has been thrust into...

Greenpeace campaigners call on local MP to save the Peak District National Park from...

Campaigners from Glossop called on their local MP to save the Peak District National park from fracking. Fifteen campaigners gathered for a photograph this...

Professor Robert Winston at the Lowther Pavillion

Professor Robert Winston is one of the most instantly recognisable scientists in the country and has been responsible for making science understandable to generations,...

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